The Hong Kong Dance Company will stage Lady White of West Lake, a modern reinterpretation of a Chinese folklore legend about the spirit of a white snake that transforms into human form to experience the human world. An allegory of life and love.
Co-presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society and the Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, this film programme will screen seven films from Germany and across Asia that all interrogate history.
This conceptual art exhibit involves a thousand-metre sea of blue tape stretched across the entrance of the gallery, which both invites and challenges the visitor to step in, actively marking their entrance as opposed to passive frequentation.
Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF), this special movie programme honours the life and career of Japan’s best-loved actress, the late Hara Setsuko, by screening seven of her movies.
Presented by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFF), this mini movie programme screens two films of the late acclaimed French director Jacques Rivette, ‘Up, Down, Fragile’ and ‘Who Knows?’.
Liang Yi explores the themes of loss, absence, and return in the process of building a collection of antique Chinese furniture as inspired by three movements from Beethoven’s Les Adieux and the history of the museum.
200 archaeological finds from old ships of the Ming dynasty (1368 – 1644) will be on display. together with ceramics of the same period unearthed in Hong Kong, showcasing the flourishing trade of the Maritime Silk Road.